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Master of Publishing and Editing for 2014

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Why study Master of Publishing and Editing?

The publishing industry is a significant employer of tertiary-educated staff in the long-established book and magazine sectors, and now also in the electronic publishing sector.

Our highly regarded, industry relevant Master of Publishing and Editing provides a survey overview of Australian publishing and its international connections, both historical and contemporary. It explores current debates in the industry concerning the value and significance of books, and the challenges posed by e-commerce, new technologies and international trading.

The course is well suited to those wishing to become involved in scholarly, commercial, educational, academic and corporate publishing, and to those already working in the industry who want to further their careers.

Students are taught by publishing industry practitioners and academics who have hands-on experience and a thorough knowledge of the publishing and editing industry.

Students also have the opportunity to undertake an internship in a publishing sector of their choice, allowing them to gain real world experience and cultivate valuable professional networks.

Visit the Publishing and Editing website to find out more.

Domestic

Entry requirements

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Duration

1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 16,200 AUD

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 2183

CRICOS code: 045498G

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Contact

Faculty of Arts
Tel: 1800 MONASH
(1800 666 274)
Web address: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

1.5 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 27,400 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 2183

CRICOS code: 045498G

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

A bachelor's degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

A bachelor's degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average, or qualifications or experience that the faculty considers to be equivalent to or a satisfactory substitute for the above.

Please note English proficiency requirements must be met.

English requirements for international students

English language requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

This course currently doesn't have places available for mid-year entry.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

Study areas

PUBLISHING AND EDITING

Students acquire advanced skills in the preparation of print and electronic publications; understand the roles of the author, publisher, editor, designer, production manager, publicist, sales manager and sales representative; and understand key topics in publishing, including technological development, intellectual property rights, international sales and licensing, market analysis and project commissioning and leadership.

  • Career opportunities

    Monash publishing and editing graduates can be found employed nationally and internationally in large and niche editing and publishing companies as authors, publishers, editors, designers, production managers, publicists, sales managers, representatives and booksellers.

    Organisations that our graduates have found employment with include:

    • Australian Scholarly Publishing
    • Architecture Media
    • Bookseller+Publisher
    • Cengage Learning
    • Lonely Planet
    • Palgrave Macmillion
    • Penguin Books
    • Really Blue Books.

    We help students connect with employers, find jobs and explore career options.

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